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India's dope testing laboratory suspended by WADA

The NDTL is the only laboratory in the country responsible for human sports dope testing. 

Aug 23, 2019, 12:55 PM IST

IAAF maintains Russia's athletics ban over doping

Russia`s athletics federation (RUSAF) has been suspended since 2015 following a World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) report that found evidence of widespread doping in the sport.

Mar 11, 2019, 17:37 PM IST

Sebastian Coe to stand for second term as IAAF chief

The 62-year-old Briton was elected to the position in Beijing in 2015 amidst a storm of doping scandals and has spent much of his term trying to battle the use of banned substances in the sport.

Jan 31, 2019, 14:47 PM IST

Narsingh Yadav moves Delhi HC, seeks speedy completion of CBI probe into doping allegations

The Indian wrestler has been facing doping charges after being tested positive for methandienone following two anti-doping tests conducted by the NADA on June 25 and July 5 ahead of the Rio Olympics.

Jan 21, 2019, 13:04 PM IST

Russia's anti-doping agency to be reinstated, confirms WADA

RUSADA was suspended in 2015 following allegations of widespread state-sponsored doping.

Sep 20, 2018, 20:42 PM IST

Weightlifter Sanjita Chanu's B sample returns positive, to appear before IWF hearing panel

Fighting a dope taint, weightlifter Sanjita Chanu's troubles mounted Thursday with her 'B' sample also returning positive but the defiant Commonwealth Games gold-medallist will fight her case before the international body's hearing panel.

Sep 14, 2018, 11:41 AM IST

BCCI suspends Punjab cricketer Abhshek Gupta for doping violation

Punjab wicket-keeper batsman Abhishek Gupta was handed a retrospective eight-month suspension for an "inadvertent" doping violation.

Jun 07, 2018, 17:52 PM IST

Athletics Integrity Unit confirm Kiprop positive test, reject allegations

On Thursday, Kiprop went into great detail about the test, carried out in November last year, in a statement that ran to over 1,000 words and made several allegations of impropriety by doping officials.

May 04, 2018, 13:52 PM IST

Asbel Kiprop says doping officials took money

Although there has still been no official confirmation of his positive test, Kiprop went into great detail about the test, carried out in November last year, in a statement that ran to over 1,000 words.

May 04, 2018, 10:07 AM IST

Kenyan champion Asbel Kiprop denies doping after positive test

The 28-year-old, world champion in 2011, 2013 and 2015 and promoted to Olympic gold in 2008 after Bahrain`s Rashid Ramzi tested positive for doping, was reported by Britain`s Press Association to have failed an out-of-competition test.

May 03, 2018, 11:43 AM IST

We're WADA-compliant now, claims AIBA

AIBA has been ordered to revamp its doping programme, its judging and refereeing system and the governance structure by the International Olympic Committee to save boxing from expulsion from the 2020 Games. 

Apr 30, 2018, 15:23 PM IST

India deny doping at Commonwealth Games after syringe row

India's men's boxing coach denied any doping had taken place on Monday after syringes were found in the Commonwealth Games athletes' village, saying one of his fighters was given a vitamin injection because he was unwell.

Apr 02, 2018, 15:58 PM IST

WADA adopts new powers to nip doping in the bud

The World Anti-Doping Agency, meeting in Lausanne this week, has adopted new powers designed to nip in the bud the kind of state-sponsored doping scheme that was allowed to flourish in Russia from 2011-2015.

Mar 22, 2018, 22:02 PM IST

WADA President confident on Russia despite apparent impasse

Reedie also told Reuters that he hoped world soccer`s ruling body FIFA would clear up allegations of doping in Russian football before this year`s World Cup in Russia starting in June. 

Mar 22, 2018, 10:39 AM IST

WADA says Russia making slow progress towards reinstatement

The head of the world anti-doping agency (WADA) complained on Wednesday of slow progress by Russian authorities towards making the country’s anti-doping agency (RUSADA) compliant with international standards.

Mar 21, 2018, 17:10 PM IST

Russia says International Olympic Committee reinstates its membership

Russians competed as neutrals in the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics after the IOC suspended Russia in December, saying it had found evidence of an "unprecedented systematic manipulation" of the anti-doping system.

Feb 28, 2018, 18:59 PM IST

India's javelin-thrower Davinder Singh Kang flunks dope test, stares at 4-year ban

Top Indian javelin thrower Davinder Singh Kang has been suspended provisionally by the world athletics governing body after he returned positive for a steroid in an out-of-competition test last week.

Feb 28, 2018, 14:50 PM IST

WADA says Russia still not compliant on anti-doping

In a statement issued Sunday night, WADA said it "acknowledges" the IOC`s latest move but pointed out that Russia is still not adhering to the World Anti-Doping Code.

Feb 26, 2018, 12:16 PM IST

I have been framed, will appeal - says dope-tainted runner Jithin Paul

Quartermiler Jithin Paul, who has been handed a four-year suspension for possessing banned drug Meldonium, on Friday said he will appeal against the sanction as he has been "framed".

Feb 23, 2018, 20:24 PM IST

Russian curler stripped of Pyeongchang Winter Olympics medal for doping

"The athlete has admitted the anti-doping rule violation; he is disqualified from the mixed doubles curling event," CAS said in a statement.

Feb 22, 2018, 19:50 PM IST